Alison Rose

Alison Rose

Assistant Secretary GEOINT Foundation and Support, Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation

Presentation Title:

From data silos to integrated content: delivering richer and more accessible GEOINT.

5 Things What You Will Learn:

  1. AGO’s drivers for change.
  2. AGO’s strategy to deliver richer and more accessible GEOINT
  3. AGO’s data silo challenge.
  4. AGO’s approach to integrate content: people, process, platform, partnerships.
  5. AGO’s lessons learned and next steps.

Ms Alison Rose was appointed Assistant Secretary GEOINT Foundation and Support at the Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO) in October 2013. Prior to her appointment she held several senior officer positions including AGO’s Senior Liaison Officer to North America, Director GEOINT Training and Tradecraft, Director Customer Services and Planning, assisted with an external review of AGO’s activities and led the subsequent implementation of recommendations. She served as Assistant Director Geospatial Exploitation from 2005 to 2007, where she led a team of specialist geospatial analysts covering South-East Asia and support to military operations. Previously she acted as Senior Geospatial Standards Officer.

Ms Rose joined the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) Australia in October 2001 as a Technical Consultant before moving into the role of Defence Account Manager to all Australian Department of Defence ESRI sites. She entered the Australian Public Service in 1998 as a graduate in the Spatial Data Fusion Centre with AGO’s predecessor organisation, the Australian Imagery Organisation.

Ms Rose has a Bachelor of Science (Resource and Environment Management), majoring in pedology, geographic information systems and remote sensing. She was awarded the 2011 Dux of the ACT Australian Public Sector Management Program resulting in a Diploma of Public Sector Administration.